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While solar power was once available only to the well connected, it has since become an affordable energy solution for just about everyone. From reducing monthly electricity costs to increasing home values, installing a solar PV system yourself is very beneficial. Solar PV kits, however, can still result in sticker shock, and the quality of off-the-shelf solar packages found online or in big box stores is debatable. 

Speed Solar can help do-it-yourselfers go solar without breaking the bank or settling for subpar returns. Headquartered in Wisconsin, our team specializes in the sale of solar modules at distributor prices. We strive to help customers select the right solar PV system for their application, while also providing information about how to save money doing it.

With a self-installed solar PV system, you can convert direct sunlight into usable energy instead of paying thousands of dollars annually for traditional power. Installing such a system offers a variety of benefits, which include:

  • Saves money
  • Creates revenue from solar generation
  • Sustainable
  • Lower carbon footprint
  • Good return on investment
  • Reliable
  • Increases property value
  • Incentives to offset upfront costs are available
  • Protects the environment

It’s common for do-it-yourselfers to begin the solar PV system acquisition process confused or unsure of what to do. In reality, installing a solar energy system isn’t as tricky as some might think. To construct a safe and well-performing solar PV system, you need the following components:

Solar module View More

These are responsible for collecting energy from the sun and transforming it into direct current, or DC.

Inverter View More

Equipment that converts DC into alternating current, or AC. This is the current type needed to operate most household appliances.

PV disconnect View More

This piece of equipment allows a system to power off for maintenance and repairs.

Utility meter for solar View More

It connects your home to the utility electrical grid and monitors how much unused solar power you feed into the grid.

At Speed Solar, our experts can help you select the best components for your system. We work with you to determine the right design and size to meet your energy needs. Then, we ship the items directly to your location quickly.

Installing a solar PV system can reduce or eliminate your electricity bill. Incentives like the federal tax credit for solar are available, which can curb your total costs up to 30 percent.

To get the most significant investment return, place the solar array to minimize shading and maximize sunlight exposure. Common installation locations include:

  • Roof
  • Garage or carport
  • Yard

With Speed Solar, do-it-yourself solar PV systems are high-performing, accessible and affordable. Make the switch to solar today.

Contact us or give us a call for more information.